Jaime's Wench

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About Jaime's Wench

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    Kingslayerguard
  • Birthday 12/22/1987

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    Searching for Jaime in the snows...
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    The Lannister brothers.
  1. The Best in Historical Fiction

    I agree with this. My problem was that I had decided to read it straight after writing a dissertation on Crommers and the Henrician Reformation, so I needed something new to look at. Wish I could find my copy now... My favourite historical fiction is Katherine by Anya Seton (yes, it's a historical romance, but it's sooooo good!). I also really love The King's General by Daphne du Maurier.
  2. Thank you guys, I shall look these up!
  3. I am about to start teaching American history from 1870-1914. I know nothing about this so having to do a lot of homework over the summer. I'd like to read a well-written fast-paced piece of fiction around the time period. Anything to do with the American civil war, the expansion into the west, slavery, or Native American/West relations would be fab. Love a bit of dark romance but I suppose it isn't essential.
  4. [Book Spoilers] EP303 Discussion

    I really loved this episode - best so far! Loved Edmure and Blackfish - Blackfish being exactly how I imagined. Loved Dany. Loved Sam and Gilly and hated Craster. Loved Hot Pie. REALLY LOVED Tywin, Tyrion and Cersei in the same room together like WHOA! And most of all, I very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very much loved Jaime!
  5. You love me really, guys. And I would read a sample, but... nerh...
  6. Your unnecessary jab is really making me want to read your book right now.
  7. The future of Jaime and Brienne?

    See, I really want that dream to just show how much she now loves Jaime. I've had similar dreams about the men I like and want to be with, but can't be. I want it to show her desires and fears, not some prophecy. It has to. It just bloody has to. LOL!
  8. Who Indeed? (AND WHY?)

    History, indeed. It isn't a very religious place. Catholicism makes the Seven look like the sweetest religion there ever was. The religious tolerance is fairly incredible, too. This idea that 'we follow the new gods' would be totally unacceptable to people of the Middle Ages. In their mind, there's one god, and there's always been that god, and anyone who says otherwise deserves a painful death as a heretic and an eternity of hell. This is why I am not convinced the prince would win over in Westeros. The Red Priest might, however - since R'hollar is based on the puritan faith, imo, and they were very hot-headed and intolerant at times.
  9. Who Indeed? (AND WHY?)

    It depends on the time period. In the sixteenth to seventeenth century, which is my period of study, it would have been the priest. Europe was in the throes of hyperreligiosity - what The Church/Bible said was law (according to whether you were C or P). Now, it would be the richest man. We are obsessed with the pursuit of commodities. Bill Gates, Richard Branson, Alan Sugar etc etc. have become very rich by our need to possess. In the days of the British Empire, when Englightenment meant the decline of religion but colonies gave us an innate sense of nationalism, it would be our King. This led to WW1, ultimately, with one great king and his men against another, against another. In Westeros, it is slightly harder to say. I would agree with Varys, in some ways.
  10. TYRION IS AERYS' SON

    That depends if the Targs are recessive or dominant genes. They wouldn't need to be dominant genes for the legitimate Targs as they wed brother to sister anyway. But you're right, it does weaken their case. -phew-
  11. TYRION IS AERYS' SON

    The Lannisters and Baratheons did marry at some point, and produced dark-haired children (Just as is the case mostly with our gene pools, though it didn't work for me). Varys is just Varys. I think at some point, either Aerys or Rhaella showed him an act of kindness that he had never known and for that reason he remains loyal to their dynasty. I really hope he is not a secret Targ. As to the dragons, I think a bond must be created at some point between dragon and rider, just as there is sometimes unique bonds between horse and rider (I would like to think there is one between me and Bay, but when I sat someone else on him for the first time ever, he acted the same).
  12. TYRION IS AERYS' SON

    You're quite welcome. Shakespeare is zee best source of inspiration for all tragic figures. I quite like the mirroring of Tyrion killing Jaime's father and vice versa, but I do not see how it would make Jaime's life a tragic comedy. He has already 'rejected' Casterly Rock as his inheritence, not once but twice. Of all the Lannisters, he's the least to bang on about being a Lannister. I would even go so far as to say his fame and notereity has been only about 30% down to being a Lannister, and 70% down to his own actions. Of the three children, he's the least 'bothered' about Tywin being his father. Cersei spends her whole life wishing to be him and Tyrion has spent a good part of it trying to kill him. Jaime, on the other hand, very rarely mentions him.
  13. TYRION IS AERYS' SON

    Sapphire blue eyes and curly blonde hair. Strong-limbed, broad chested ... A great amount of honesty and integrity, but a touch too much pride. I fear I may have already created this child of Brienne and Jaime for my own story, lol. Back to topic... I see what you're saying about Elia and Gregor. But Tywin would not consider that a debt repaid. Tywin has always been funny around sex. He buried his head in the sand regarding Jaime and Cersei's incest (nobody is convincing me he didn't know about it). It would be in his character to silently seethe about it.
  14. TYRION IS AERYS' SON

    Alas, but what if some recessive gene meant they suddenly had violet eyes. THAT WOULD RUIN EVERYTHING!!!!